Modern Systems Analysis and Design / Edition 2

Modern Systems Analysis and Design / Edition 2

by Jeffrey A. Hoffer, Joey F. George, Joseph S. Valacich
     
 

Complex, challenging, and stimulating, this book addresses information system analysis and design; it is full of information that shows the organizational process that a team of business and systems professionals use to develop and maintain computer-based information systems. It stresses the importance of responding to and anticipating problems through innovative uses… See more details below

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Complex, challenging, and stimulating, this book addresses information system analysis and design; it is full of information that shows the organizational process that a team of business and systems professionals use to develop and maintain computer-based information systems. It stresses the importance of responding to and anticipating problems through innovative uses of information technology. The book provides an excellent foundation for systems development, then goes on to making the business case, analysis, design, implementation and maintenance. For future systems analysts, or for those information technology that need a great resource for implementing new ideas and strategies for success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201338416
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
07/29/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
912
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.33(h) x 1.33(d)

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Table of Contents

Pt. IFoundations for Systems Development1
1The Systems Development Environment9
2Succeeding as a Systems Analyst39
3Managing the Information Systems Project69
4Automated Tools for Systems Development107
Pt. IIMaking the Business Case149
5Identifying and Selecting Systems Development Projects157
6Initiating and Planning Systems Development Projects191
Pt. IIIAnalysis231
7Determining System Requirements239
8Structuring System Requirements: Process Modeling277
9Structuring System Requirements: Logic Modeling319
10Structuring System Requirements: Conceptual Data Modeling343
11Selecting the Best Alternative Design Strategy387
Pt. IVBlending Analysis and Design423
12Object-Oriented Analysis and Design433
13Rapid Application Development485
Pt. VLogical and Physical Design503
14Designing Forms and Reports513
15Designing Interfaces and Dialogues553
16Designing Databases: Logical Data Modeling599
17Designing Physical Files and Databases641
18Designing the Internals: Program and Process Design683
19Designing Distributed Systems727
Pt. VIImplementation and Maintenance753
20System Implementation763
21Maintaining Information Systems805
Glossary of Terms827
Glossary of Acronyms839
Index841
Credits855

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